Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pinterest Challenge: Summer Edition!

Hello there!  It's time for the Pinterest Challenge!


I was excited to see that the ladies of Young House Love and Bower Power announced the summer Pinterest challenge last week.  One of the things that I love about summer are all of the trees in full bloom as well as other plants growing.  I recently received and purchased some potted herbs and succulents.  I decided to jazz up some pots to place them in.

Inspiration-


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I went to Lowe's and purchased a few cheap clay pots.


I gathered all of my supplies:

- Various sample paints that I've had for a while (a win for my indecisive nature!).
- Various spray paints
- Craft paint
- Paint brushes
- Painters tape
- Craft scissors with a wavy edge

Then I went crazy...spraying, taping, painting.





This is the result-







There were a few paint leaks, but overall they turned out great!

I'm linking up with the other Pinterest challenge hosts on the following sites:

Sherry @ Young House Love
Katie @ Bower Power
Kate @ Centsational Girl
Michelle @ Ten June

Check out my previous Pinterest Challenge projects here and here!

14 comments:

  1. Those are really cute!

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  2. Love these, they look great with the succulents!

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    1. Thank you! I think the succulents like them too because they are growing like crazy :)

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  3. I love these! I just recently got into plants (I'm starting with some cute succulents aka hard to kill plants). I'll definitely be saving this for later! (I came over from the pinterest challenge!)

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    1. Thanks! Yes, definitely try it out, it was so easy and fun! Btw, I am loving my succulents, they are thriving in this hot weather :)

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  4. Too cute! Bonus - they remind me of Jem and the Holograms. ;) Great job!

    Emily

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    1. Thanks! LOVED Jem (may or may not be guilty of watching the first season on You Tube)!

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  5. Love your painted pots!

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  6. Those are super cute! I really. like the ones withthe straight spikey one!

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  7. Oh my gosh, those turned out SO pretty! And so CHIC! I love the coloured ones but I'm also pretty smitten with the grey and white. Great project.

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